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guideline

[′gīd‚līn]
(industrial engineering)
A document containing recommendations for methods that should be used to achieve a desired goal.
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The Guideline includes guidance on management of opioids in patients already receiving them long-term at high dosages, including advice to providers to:
The Guidelines Trust contains expertly-vetted briefs, TRUST Scorecards and links to full-text guidelines.
Awareness of both these reporting guidelines and the EQUATOR network is at a low level among physicians.
"These guidelines, now in the fourth update, represent a continuous process of best practice evidence that has led to a 50% decline in severe traumatic brain injury deaths when put into practice.
Whereas reinventing the wheel is clearly inappropriate, and many guidelines already exist that have some external validity applicable to the SA context, such guidelines also need to be approached with caution because the barriers and facilitators to implementation in the SA (private sector) context of certain treatments remain unique.
(80.) SENTENCING COUNCIL, ASSAULT: DEFINITIVE GUIDELINE (2011).
AGREE evaluates the process of constructing a guideline, not the validity of its content (9).
Physicians may also be surprised that the guidelines, published in Archives of Dermatology (2012;148:95-102), recommend cyclosporine as a short-term solution for up to 12 weeks to control a psoriasis flare.
Surveying the use of important parts of the guideline, such as the criterion used to diagnose AOM and the use of pneumatic otoscopy, while being more difficult, might shed some light on adherence to some of the more crucial recommendations in the AOM guideline.
The clinical practice guideline was produced under the auspices of medical specialty associations; relevant professional societies, public or private organizations, government agencies at the Federal, State, or local level; or health care organizations or plans.
General Security Risk Assessment Guideline outlines a seven-step process that creates a methodology by which security risks at a specific location can be identified and communicated, along with appropriate solutions.

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